Eithne Farry has had a patchwork-quilt career. A former backing-singer (and tambourinist) with indie band Talulah Gosh, she is now a freelance reviewer, writer, literary editor and radio personality, who makes most of her own clothes (or at the very least, customises those she buys ready-made in shops).
Massimo Fenati was born in Genoa, Italy in 1969. He spent his childhood reading comics and illustrated books. During his university years he experimented with short illustrated stores and published some of his work in Italian comics magazines. After completing his MA in Architecture, in 1995 he moved to London and started his career as a product designer and later set up his own studio. He is now designing products and furniture for international clients including Nokia, Driade, Cappellini, Flos, Alessi, Crabtree & Evelyn, Lapalma, Fiam Italia and more.http://www.massimofenati.com/http://massimofenati.wordpress.com/http://sewnanddrawn.wordpress.com/
Lael Combe Ferguson
Lael Combe Furgeson has worked as an interior designer and colour specialist in California and Massachusetts. Terry Combe Johnson teaches both water colour and sculpture classes. This is the first project that the sisters have combined their talents to re-create one of the joys of their youth.
Joachim Fest was born in Berlin in 1926 and educated in Freiburg, Frankfurt and Berlin. After the war, in which he served and was taken prisoner, he worked in radio and television before becoming a full-time writer. Following Speer¿s release from Spandau Prison in 1966, Fest worked closely with him as the general editor of Speer¿s memoirs Inside the Third Reich (1970) and Spandau: The Secret Diaries (1976). Fest¿s biography of Hitler is generally regarded as the finest biography of the German dictator in any language. He has been awarded numerous prizes for his historical writing.
Richard Fletcher is a specialist in medieval history and teaches at the University of York. He is a fellow fo the Royal Historical Society.
Pietro Forquet has the reputation of being one of the most celebrated bridge players of all time.
Adam Foulds was born in 1974 and lives in South London. He read English at St. Catherine's, Oxford, has a Creative Writing MA from UEA and received the Harper-Wood fellowship from St. John's College, Cambridge. His poetry, praised by Christopher Reid and Craig Raine, has appeared in magazines such as Arete, Stand and Quadrant. He is the author of The Truth About These Strange Times which won The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award.